India has successfully tested a homebuilt engine to be used in its more powerful geosynchronous launch rocket, set for launch in July.


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The competition heats up: India has successfully tested a homebuilt engine to be used in its more powerful geosynchronous launch rocket, set for launch in July. More here.

Previous launches of the GSLV rocket used a Russian-built engine on a second stage. They also ended in failure, not because of the Russian equipment but because of other problems.

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